Catastrophe bonds offer answer to asset correlation problemBY MARK SMITH | FRIDAY, 11 OCT 2013 10:10AM
Insurance-linked securities (ILS) offer investors returns completely uncorrelated to traditional assets, but so far, Australian investors have been slow to pick up on the sector, which is tipped for strong growth in the coming years.Read more: Investment, Plenum Investments Australia, Daniel Nickles, Credit Suisse, Fermat Capital, Hurricane Andrew, India, Japan, New York, Tsunami, Zurich
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